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Frank Hekma

Full name: Frank Jacob Hekma
Gender: Male
Born: April 18, 1911 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: December 23, 1992 in Key Largo, Florida, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Related Olympians: Brother of Nicholas Hekma.

Biography

Frank Hekma sailed as a crew member in the 8-metre class aboard Babe at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. Hekma was the younger brother of [Nicholas Hekma], who also sailed aboard Babe in 1928. Frank Hekma won the Pequot Cup from the Junior Sailing Association in 1927. He later ran the Palmer Engine Company in Cos Cob, Connecticut that built and designed ship engines.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Sailing Mixed 8 metres Babe USA 6

Mixed 8 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date MO T
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Sailing Babe USA Final Standings 1928-08-02 1 3rd
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Sailing Babe USA Race One 1928-08-02 4-10:26
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Sailing Babe USA Race Two 1928-08-03 2-42:54
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Sailing Babe USA Race Three 1928-08-04 3-08:17
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Sailing Babe USA Race Four 1928-08-05
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